Digital Preservation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

by the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Digital preservation wiki created by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Includes documentation about: Medusa Digital Preservation Services Born Digital Materials Media preservation Hathi-Trust at UIUC Archive-It Legacy Documenation   Available at:  

Centralized Digital Accessioning at Yale University

By Alice Prael As digital storage technology progresses, many archivists are left with boxes of obsolete storage media, such as floppy disks and ZIP disks. These physical storage media plague archives that struggle to find the time and technology to access and rescue the content trapped in the metal and plastic. The Digital Accessioning Service…

Getting to Know FRED: Introducing Workflows for Born-Digital Content

by Alice Prael and Amy Wickner, University of Maryland Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) at the University of Maryland Libraries have accepted born-digital content from donors for the past ten years and these donations have grown exponentially over the last few years. Born-digital acquisitions will continue to grow as modern record-keeping moves to exclusively…

Developing a Born-Digital Preservation Workflow

by Jack Kearney, Audiovisual Archives Assistant & Bill Donovan, Digital Imaging & Curation Manager, Boston College Libraries   Demonstrates a digital preservation work for born-digital content using a real-life example.   Available at this URL: